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Confirmation
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Confirm
Confirm [Heb. q^um, ʾāman, ʾāmaḏ, ḥāzaq, mālē’ (1 K. 1:14); Gk. bebaióō, bébaion poiéō (2 Pet. 1:10), hístēmi (Mt. 18:16)]; AV also ESTABLISH, STABLISH, PERFORM, VERIFY, SETTLE (1 Ch. 17:14), ACCOMPLISH (Jer. 44:25). MAKE SURE (2 Pet. 1:10); NEB also “give its full effect” (Lev. 26:9),
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Confirm, Confirmation
CONFIRM, CONFIRMATION — to establish, ratify, or strengthen a covenant. In the Bible the words are used of a vow or binding oath (Num. 30:13–14), a transaction of redeeming or exchanging (Ruth 4:7), a covenant or statute (Dan. 9:27; Gal. 3:15, 17), a person (Dan. 11:1), promises (Rom. 15:8), the testimony
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CONFIRM; CONFIRMATION
CONFIRM; CONFIRMATION<kon-furm>, <konfer-ma’-shun>: In the Old Testament represented by several Hebrew words, generally with reference to an increase of external strength, as “c. the feeble knees” (Isaiah 35:3); “c. the kingdom” (2 Kings 15:19); “c. inheritance” (Psalm 68:9). In the New
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Confirm
CONFIRM To establish an agreement and to show that a word is true and reliable. English translations use “confirm” for general Hebrew terms meaning “to prove reliable, trustworthy,” “to be strong,” “to fill, fulfill,” “to stand,” “to rise.” The Greek terms mean “to be reliable” and “to set up.” The terms
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Confirm, Confirmation
confirm, confirmation. Various verbs in the Bible can be rendered “to confirm,” especially Hebrew qûm H7756 (in the piel stem, “fulfill, support,” e.g., Esth. 9:29; more often hiphil, “make stand, establish,” e.g., Deut. 8:18) and Greek bebaioō G1011 (“establish, verify,” e.g., Heb. 2:3; cf. the noun
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Confirm, Confirmation
CONFIRM, kon-fûrm, CONFIRMATION, kon-fẽr-māʹshun: In the OT represented by several Heb words, generally with reference to an increase of external strength, as “c. the feeble knees” (Isa 35:3); “c. the kingdom” (2 K 15:19); “c. inheritance” (Ps 68:9). In the NT, this external, objective sense is expressed